Pie Crust Promises

For His lovingkindness is great toward us, And the truth of the LORD is everlasting. Praise]the LORD!
Psalm 117: 2
Many of us will eat pie for Thanksgiving this year. This devo features not just the pie but pie crust. Please remember to thank God for everything in your life, even the difficult parts. I’m working on these areas of thankfulness and it’s a challenge but worth it. Happy Thanksgiving!

Pie crust breaks easily; not so God's promises.
Pie crust breaks easily; not so God’s promises.

In the movie “Mary Poppins” two lonely children become enthralled with their new nursemaid. One night after a particularly exciting day they implore her, “Promise you’ll never leave us!”

For all of her zany actions Mary Poppins replies wisely, “That’s a pie crust promise –-easily made, easily broken.”

People crave stability. Unfortunately most of us have had to deal with vows that crumbled: a business partner absconds with company funds; a spouse decides he/she is happier living with someone else. Even the government seems to renege on its laws.

Christians can rest assured that God’s promises won’t ‘fall apart’. He will never desert us (Hebrews 13:5). His lovingkindness is everlasting (Psalm 107:1).

Memorize Psalm 117. Then, when you’re given a ‘pie crust promise’, you can say with the psalmist: “Praise the Lord, all nations: Laud Him, all peoples! For his lovingkindness is great toward us. And the truth of the Lord is everlasting. Praise the Lord!”

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

The End

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  1. Loved this! We do need to thank the Lord for all we are and all we have in our lives – the good and the bad. It is often the bad that ends up drawing us closer to Him. Be blessed today and find a way to bless someone else!

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